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Ms. Lauryn Hill Comes Uptown

Woolrich has tapped the iconic Lauryn Hill to be the face of their fall/winter 2018 campaign, “Woolrich: American Soul since 1830.” Shot by photographer Jack Davidson, the pictures show Ms. Hill in the streets of Washington Heights as well…

Juan Bago - SMOOTHIE CHALLENGE! Dominican Edition

Uptown Video: Dominican Ninja

A trailer for an upcoming movie where the last Dominican Ninja, Asco, returns home to the Heights to defeat the evil Bachakate Master, Mingito who has terrorized NYC. We invite you to subscribe to the weekly Uptown Love newsletter,…

08/03/18: Cocote In Theaters…

It’s time to support Dominican film again. That’s right folks, you can catch the much buzzed about Dominican film Cocote this Friday August 3. Dominican filmmaker Nelson Carlo de los Santos Arias explores the lurking violence, corruption, and class…

Mas Fuerte – The Recap

By Led Black (@Led_Black) The good folks at Presidente Beer and Boiler Room TV threw a truly epic bash to celebrate the launch of Más Fuerte, a short film by Sean Frank that looks at the Dominican sound system…

Ami V Nails

Uptown Video: Meet Ami Vega

Ami V has been on the cutting edge of nail art for quite some time. Washington Heights’ own Ami V boasts a client’s list that includes The Gap, Harper’s Bazaar and Teen Vogue among many others. Shout out to…

Mood Music: Audubon – Initiation

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The Fix: Audubon – Risky Business

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The Surgeon Who Experimented on Slaves | The Atlantic

Dr. James Marion Sims is considered the father of modern gynecology. Until this week, his statue stood solemnly on Fifth Avenue and 103rd Street. The thing is that he obtained his knowledge by experimenting on enslaved Black women. Without…